Category Archives: SAVMP

Blogging Challenge

There is a Blogging challenge going around our board with multiple people who blog and I have been challenged by Roy Fernandes to step up to the plate and participate as well.  Here are the requirements for the challenge: 1. … Continue reading

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How I was Quincy, but became Trapper John

It is funny how things seem to fall into order at times. How there seems to be a way to focus things and get direction, even when that seems like the furthest thing from possible. I am the first to … Continue reading

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A Priest, A Superintendent and a Gospel Writer Enter a Room…

No this is not the intro to a bad, and probably inappropriate joke, but a synopsis of the learning I have done this week. I had three separate encounters this week that really had an impact on me. The first … Continue reading

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Pope HoPE: Helpful Professional Exploration

I took a stab in the dark today as I sent an email out to my staff in the hopes of starting a new initiative. I called the initiative Pope HoPE. HoPE standing for Helpful Professional Exploration. The idea here … Continue reading

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Hope is DIRECTION gained through REFLECTION

The first week as a principal has been incredible in so many ways. It has been incredible how much there is to do and how much people want to see me. “Do you have a minute?” has been the most … Continue reading

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SAVMP: Developing Leaders

I sit here watching my kids play a bit before bed on the night before the first day of school. Sort of a calm before the storm really as tomorrow morning will be intense from 5:30am when my wife and … Continue reading

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SAVMP: My Learning Goals for the Year

I have included my Annual Learning Plan (Professional Growth Plan for Administrators), for a couple of reasons: I am going ask that all my teachers at my new school complete their Annual Learning Plan in the first month of school. … Continue reading

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